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Orthopedic Spine Care of Long Island
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Established in 1999 to provide comprehensive care to patients with back and neck disorders covering the entire Long Island area.
Established in 1999 to provide comprehensive care to patients with back and neck disorders covering the entire Long Island area.

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Spinal Cord Stimulation Therapy: Orthopedic Spine Care Of Long Island’s minimally invasive treatment for chronic pain. Spinal cord stimulators (SCS) are implanted medical devices used to treat chronic pain of the neck, back, arms, and legs by generating electrical pulses to nerves along the spinal cord. These electrical pulses mask pain signals from being received by the brain. Common scenarios are trunk/limb pain after spinal surgery, or when major spinal surgery cannot be performed for medical reasons, or when a patient simply wants to try everything else before a major spinal surgery.
The procedure is typically done in two steps. The first step is a trial (pictured above) where the patient is allowed to “test drive” the system for 5-7 days during which the physician remains in close contact with the patient. The trial leads are connected to an external battery for this period. Leads are then painlessly removed in the office and the patient’s trial experience is discussed with his/her physician.
Typically during a trial our goals are:
1. At least a 50% reduction in pain
2. A decrease in use of pain medications
(many patients are able to be weaned from pain medications once SCS therapy is on board.
3. An increase in activity/function with less pain.
Patient’s are encouraged to keep a log during the trial experience. As with anything, the better the patient selection, the better the outcome. If the patient and doctor feel SCS would be beneficial, then we implant the SCS system.
Unlike in the past, most current SCS systems ARE MRI compatible.
Both procedures are typically outpatient.
A good candidate for Spinal Cord Stimulation Therapy can be determined during a consultation with our board-certified spine specialists. To schedule a consultation, call 631-847-0200 or visit us online, at www.orthospinecareli.com
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Orthopedic Spine Care of Long Island is here to help each and every patient. Interested in scheduling an appointment? Click here to contact us today! http://ow.ly/ND5Q30hInma
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At Orthopedic Spine Care of LI, we understand that surgery can be a scary and intimidating decision, and we do not take it lightly when considering surgical treatments. We will assess risks and determine the best, safest treatment possible to achieve desired recovery results. http://ow.ly/Jhco30hIpgf
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We provide a wide range of in-depth radiological examinations like X-rays, CT scans, and MRIs. All necessary diagnostic imaging can be completed on-site, often on the same day! Call us, at 631-847-0200. http://ow.ly/6Yjf30hIneN
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While many may think that the spine only affects the back, it actually helps maintain the stability of one’s entire body as well. At Orthopedic Spine Care of Long Island, we know just how imperative the spine is to overall health and well-being. Call us, at 631-847-0200. http://ow.ly/KNAW30hIpai
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Here at Orthopedic Spine Care of Long Island, we have the tools, experience, and commitment to help determine the proper course of action for treatment, and begin living a better, happier, more pain-free life. Call us, at 631-847-0200. http://ow.ly/63Tq30hImHbe
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Suffering from arthritis pain and discomfort? Let our team at Orthopedic Spine Care of Long Island help! Call us, at 631-847-0200. http://ow.ly/hGm630hImyH
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Bulged disks can be painful, but nobody knows the ins and outs of spinal issues better than our team at Orthopedic Spine Care of Long Island. Contact us today to start improving and treating this condition. http://ow.ly/VmyE30hImm5
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Regardless of whatever spinal issues may be ailing you, we will work with you to diagnose and treat your condition to produce the best possible recovery outcomes for you. Call us, at 631-847-0200. http://ow.ly/NuII30hcNg1
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Many different spinal issues can impact day-to-day quality of life. Your spinal health is as important to us as it is to you. Call us, at 631-847-0200. http://ow.ly/Ft9F30hcN9H
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